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  1. lawsuits
    A Former Chief Has Accused the NYPD of Rampant Gender DiscriminationA new lawsuit alleges that the department systematically excludes women from top positions.
  2. bill de blasio
    Bill de Blasio Is Using New York’s Murder Rate to DemagogueThe mayor doesn’t know why murder rates have risen in the city. But he’s using them for political purposes anyway.
  3. feature
    Two Lawyers, a Summer of Unrest, and a Molotov CocktailWhat would make a young professional with everything to lose throw a gasoline-filled Bud Light bottle at a cop car?
  4. nypd
    Disturbing Footage Shows NYPD Shoving Woman Into Unmarked VanSeveral officers grabbed a teenager off the street in the middle of a protest, then sped away.
  5. protests
    This Is How the NYPD Treated Black Lives Matter ProtestersOver 60 videos show officers punching, tackling, and beating Black Lives Matter protesters, often seemingly at random.
  6. local news
    Mayor de Blasio Announces Task Force to Crack Down on Illegal FireworksA team of officers and fire department members will go after the suppliers, the mayor said.
  7. power
    Wait, What Happened With the NYPD and Shake Shack?A new report shows how police officials spread an untrue, unsubstantiated story about officers being served “poisoned milkshakes.”
  8. politics
    How Bill de Blasio Lost New YorkWeeks into the George Floyd protests, the mayor has alienated his constituents, the police, and even his own staff.
  9. lies
    Cops and the Culture WarThere’s an old purpose behind the milkshake lie.
  10. nypd
    NYPD Clears Shake Shack Workers After Cops Drink Bleach-Spiked MilkshakesSeems it was a careless mistake, not a an intentional poisoning, despite claims from police unions.
  11. police reform
    The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of the Police Protest MovementPolice unions are making it clear they won’t be part of any meaningful reform — and undermining their own political and moral support in the process.
  12. protest
    NYPD Officer Charged After Shoving a Protester to the GroundVincent D’Andraia is the first NYPD officer to be charged over his interactions with a protester since the demonstrations began.
  13. street vendors
    NYPD Will No Longer Be Involved in Street Vendor Enforcement“Moving vendor enforcement away from NYPD is a welcomed decision, but we await further details of the replacement plan.”
  14. george floyd
    Who Will You Believe, de Blasio or Your Lying Eyes?The mayor would like you to believe the NYPD has “shown a lot of restraint” in cracking down on peaceful protests.
  15. first person
    ‘There’s a High Probability I Would Have Marched’: On Being Black and NYPDA black NYPD officer discusses fear, tokenism, and what police and George Floyd protesters have in common.
  16. policing
    Protests Might Spread the Coronavirus. Curfews and Crackdowns Definitely Will.Curfew orders are getting legal authority from the pandemic, but their enforcement will make the virus spread further.
  17. just asking questions
    Brooklyn President and Former NYPDer Eric Adams on the Police and the Protests“When they do something wrong, the mayor has to have zero tolerance of it.”
  18. coronavirus
    Even During a Pandemic, the NYPD Is Still the NYPDThe novel coronavirus hasn’t changed its basic nature.
  19. michael bloomberg
    Op-Ed Asks: ‘Is Bloomberg Racist?’ Voters Should Answer: ‘Who Cares?’To argue that Bloomberg’s policies as mayor were racist because he’s dense rather than evil is not consoling.
  20. nypd
    NYC Prosecutors Keep Lists of Police Officers Who Lie Too MuchThere’s no indication that these officers have had their other policing duties restricted.
  21. policing
    NYC’s Police-Union Leaders Are UnhingedThis is not normal behavior.
  22. disappearances
    Missing 14-Year-Old Girl Returns Home After 5-Day DisappearanceJenna Alexa Hospedales had last been seen leaving Brooklyn Technical High School on January 9.
  23. nypd
    NYPD Officer Michael Reynolds Resigns Over Racist 2018 Home InvasionBut little that he did diverged from what NYPD officers often do on the job.
  24. podcasts
    Cops Have Podcasts Now. Is That Good?Police departments are taking note of the latest true-crime boom.
  25. power
    NYPD Officer Arrested for Molesting a 12-Year-Old GirlDetective Juan Jimenez is accused of groping and trying to kiss a child in his Brooklyn apartment this summer.
  26. crime
    No Prison Time for Ex-Cops Accused of Raping a Teen in CustodyThe officers admitted to having teenage sex with a suspect in the back of their police van.
  27. police brutality
    NYPD Head Sends Parting Shots at Eric Garner While Firing His Killer“He should’ve decided against resisting arrest,” NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill said of Eric Garner.
  28. eric garner
    Officer Won’t Face Federal Charges in Eric Garner’s DeathA day before the five-year anniversary of Garner’s death, the DOJ lets Daniel Pantaleo off the hook.
  29. black lives matter
    NYPD Union Lawyers Claim Eric Garner Would’ve Died Anyway Because He Was ObeseDaniel Pantaleo’s defense team is essentially arguing that the 43-year-old black man killed himself.
  30. crime
    David Blaine Faces Two New Sexual-Assault AccusationsThe department has reportedly taken statements from two women.
  31. crime
    Two Cops Accused of Raping Teen Have Their Charges Dropped“It’s just a horrible message that they won’t prosecute a rape case against cops.”
  32. investigations
    NYPD Commander Allegedly Told Officers to Shoot 50 Cent ‘on Sight’ at EventThe rapper is now considering legal action.
  33. power
    Jazmine Headley Gets Public Apology After NYPD Tore Her Son From Her ArmsMembers of the City Council said they were sorry for how she was treated and “deeply grateful” for her bravery.
  34. power
    Jazmine Headley Speaks Out for First Time Since Video of NYPD ConfrontationHeadley says she plans to file a lawsuit to prevent this from happening to anyone else.
  35. power
    Jazmine Headley’s Arrest Shows the Danger of Mothering While BlackIt’s strange to feel heartened when someone who should never have been arrested is released.
  36. power
    Disturbing Video Shows NYPD Officers Ripping 1-Year-Old From Mother’s ArmsShe’s now in custody at Rikers Island for resisting arrest.
  37. harvey weinstein
    What Books Did Harvey Weinstein Carry on His Perp Walk?A pair of Great Men biographies.
  38. criminal investigations
    New York Police Department Confirms Mario Batali Under Criminal InvestigationOn Sunday’s 60 Minutes, an unnamed woman accused the disgraced celebrity chef of allegedly drugging and assaulting her in 2005.
  39. New York Police Kill Bipolar Black Man Armed With a Small Glass PipePolice say that they thought the pipe, which had a knob on its end, was a gun.
  40. crime
    How the NYPD Is Reportedly Failing Sexual-Assault VictimsAccording to a disturbing new report from the city’s Department of Investigation.
  41. crime
    The NYPD Investigator Who’s Determined to Bust Harvey WeinsteinMichael Osgood, the department’s sex-crimes commander, couldn’t nab Weinstein the first time he tried. He won’t let that happen again.
  42. harvey weinstein
    Manhattan DA Says Authorities Are Still Building Case Against WeinsteinAuthorities are working to collar Weinstein over allegedly raping actress Paz de la Huerta twice in 2010.
  43. harvey weinstein
    New York City Police Are Close to Arresting Weinstein, Official SaysWeinstein has denied all allegations of nonconsensual sex.
  44. new york beginnings
    The Crime-Fighting Program That Changed New York ForeverIs CompStat’s main legacy safe streets or stop and frisk?
  45. justice
    When Walking While Trans Is a CrimeThe NYPD says it’s taking a more sensitive approach to sex work, but not everyone benefits.
  46. rape
    Russell Simmons Investigated by NYPD for Two New Rape AllegationsThe NYPD is actively continuing to review the multiple rape and sexual-assault claims against Simmons.
  47. sexual assault
    NYPD Reportedly Investigating Terry Richardson for Sexual AssaultAfter a number of women have made allegations against him.
  48. data sets
    Rape Rates Remain the Same As Crime in New York City Hits All-Time LowAccording to the latest data from the NYPD.
  49. cyber harassment
    Cyberstalking Victim Calls Out NYPD for Failing to Protect HerRead victim Francesca Rossi’s full statement to the court at Juan Thompson’s sentencing.
  50. power
    NYPD Officers Allegedly Harassed a Rape Victim So She Wouldn’t Press ChargesNine NYPD officers reportedly showed up at the hospital and questioned her story.
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